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The United States and Arctic Straits The Northwest Passage and the Bering Strait

Rothwell, Donald


This contribution will compare and contrast the U.S. approach to the two 'North American' Arctic straits - the Northwest Passage and the Bering Strait. This will highlight the differences between the long-standing U.S. position in regards to Canadian regulation and management of the Northwest Passage and its position in the case of the Bering Strait. Brief consideration will be given to the navigational framework for international straits under the law of the sea, followed by an overview of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: International Law and Politics of the Arctic Ocean
DOI: 10.1163/9789004284593_009


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